Do the challenges you experience at work make you feel energized, invigorated, and proud of yourself (even when they’re difficult and overwhelming), or do these challenges only make you feel stressed out, panicked, and constantly on edge?
Surfers have a world — an earth, a doorway that isn’t understood unless you’ve been here.
Sometimes “sexplorers” (especially the men) think that because they don’t feel an emotional connection to the other person, what they’re doing doesn’t count as cheating and their partner shouldn’t really care about it.
Don’t expect to have a love affair with every city, town, and village you step foot in. There will be times you want to leave, but you don’t want to want to leave.
Here are a few examples of the hospitality and warmth we’ve been shown by strangers (now friends) along the way, and the unique experiences and perspectives we’ve gained through Couchsurfing.
As a traveler, where I’ve been isn’t half as important as where I’m going.
Lastly, you say, “comfort is the enemy of abundance”. Travel is anything but comfortable.
It’s hard to maintain friendships when you’re a human tumbleweed, but it’s even harder to maintain any sort of romantic relationship.
Being able to meet people that open your eyes to new beginnings, new cultures and new ways of living. Being able to walk through narrow paths, rocky mountains, rocky roads and even sand, that is what traveling lets you do.
Going abroad changes your perspective. It takes your existing knowledge and extends it to the smallest corners of the world.